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CA Governor Newsom signs bill prohibiting suspending disruptive kids

It is will soon be illegal in California for both public and charter schools to suspend disruptive students from kindergarten through eighth grade.
Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday signed into law Senate Bill 419, which permanently prohibits willful defiance suspensions in grades four and five. It also bans such suspensions in grades six through eight for five years.

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NRA sues San Francisco over city declaring it a domestic terrorist organization

The National Rifle Association (NRA) on Monday sued the city of San Francisco over a declaration deeming the lobbying group a “domestic terrorist organization,” according to The Associated Press.

The city Board of Supervisors passed the resolution last week, with Supervisor Catherine Stefani saying she was moved to draft it following August’s shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival.

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The New Yorker proposes gun control to fight climate change

“Any movement toward a more just and civil society can now be considered a meaningful climate action,” asserts a new essay in the New Yorker, which links gun control, immigration, and climate change.

“Securing fair elections is a climate action. Combating extreme wealth inequality is a climate action. Shutting down the hate machines on social media is a climate action,” insists New Yorker writer Jonathan Franzen in his lengthy September 8 essay.

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America’s first gay credit union gets green light from Michigan

Michigan on Monday approved a charter for the new financial institution designed for LGBT customers, clearing the way for online service to begin early in 2020.

Superbia Credit Union will offer products which are often outside the scope of a more traditional lender, such as loans for transgender people in the process of transitioning, said Myles Meyers, founder of New York-based Superbia Services Inc., which created the credit union.

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US spends $907 million on useless ‘nutrition education’ for food stamp, WIC recipients

Besides spending tens of billions of dollars on fraud-infested programs to feed the poor, the U.S. government wastes an additional $907 million to give recipients useless “nutrition education” courses with rates of effectiveness that cannot be assessed. It marks the latest scandal to rock the government’s famously bloated and corrupt food stamp program as well as a multi-billion-dollar sister project that feeds millions of low-income women and their children.

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House Republicans demand details on Dems’ mysterious trips to Mexico

Republicans on the House Oversight Committee are calling on their Democratic colleagues to provide more details about a series of trips taken to Mexico while staff were touring border detention facilities, amid reports that at least one Democrat has been involved in “coaching” migrants there on how to exploit U.S. immigration law.

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Southern border apprehensions have dropped 56% from peak

Apprehensions of unlawful and inadmissible migrants at the U.S. southern border were at 64,006 during the month of August, down from a record-setting 144,255 for the month of May — a 56 percent decrease.

At a White House press briefing on Monday, acting Customs and Border Protection commissioner Mark Morgan attributed the drop to a combination of the Trump administration’s immigration enforcement actions and international collaboration with the government of Mexico.

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ICE: Nearly 500 illegal aliens release from NC jails despite detainer

Nearly 500 undocumented immigrants have been released from jails across the state in the past ten months despite administrative detainers filed against them by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
WBTV obtained new data compiled by ICE outlining the figures. The data covers Fiscal Year 2019, which began in October 2018 and runs through next month.
According to the data, 489 detainers were declined by law enforcement.

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American airlines mechanic in Miami charged with sabotaging plane

An American Airlines mechanic appeared in federal court Friday on a sabotage charge accusing him of disabling a navigation system on a flight with 150 people aboard before it was scheduled to take off from Miami International Airport earlier this summer.

The reason, according to a criminal complaint filed in Miami federal court: Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani, a veteran employee, was upset over stalled union contract negotiations.

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